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Bug #8526

DHCP client ignores server replies when 802.1q tagging is used

Added by Nuno Subtil almost 3 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Interfaces
Target version:
-
Start date:
05/19/2018
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Plus Target Version:
Release Notes:
Default
Affected Version:
Affected Architecture:

Description

Some ISPs (notably AT&T Gigapower) will send 802.1q-encapsulated DHCP replies, which get filtered out by the BPF filter applied on the listening socket by dhclient. This causes dhclient to ignore those replies and never obtain an IP address in this scenario.

History

#2 Updated by Jim Pingle over 1 year ago

  • Category set to Interfaces

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